Big Tech Discoveries of 2019: Black Hole, Gaming Headset Evolution, and More
How fast are science and technology developing right now? 2019 has just reached its first half, and significant advancements in these areas have been presented to us without any signs of being stopped. Let’s review what those significant developments are, and how the future can be structured within these signs of progress made in the first part of 2019.
The first image of a black hole
This image is likely to be the most crucial discovery of 2019 for astrophysics globally. Since Mr Steven Hawking theoretically proved the existence of black holes, scientists have been devoting themselves to explaining and researching this universe magnificence. Some sceptics believed the black hole was just a lie, until now.
The image of this supermassive was captured by the telescope network called Event Horizon Telescope. The black hold lies in a galaxy call M87 that is 54 million lightyears away from the Earth, and it is about 6.5 billion times the mass of the sun.
The milestone opens up an entirely new era for astrophysics and physics, such as the further exploration of general relativity and quantum mechanics. More observations are set to be conducted with increasing numbers of observatories joining the network. This huge step in astronomy is also expected to start a major progression in human and societal development.
SOMiC offers new gaming headset that may disrupt traditional markets
Discussing the discovery of an astronomic object may be reaching too far for most of us, let’s take a look at other new products that are closer to our life instead.
The gaming headsets market competition has been fierce enough in recent years due to the massive development of 3A gaming titles. The demand for such a product has also been increased as a complementary accessory in the gaming industry. Recently one Chinese company called SOMiC showed its potential in disrupting the traditional headphone market.
SOMiC’s newly introduced G951s contains an industry leading built-in speaker with virtual surround sound systems, paring with a quality detachable mic and universal compatible wire design. The specifications are comparable to traditional brands like Razer and Logitech, priced at only a portion of its competitors’ product that hit the current market hard.
By taking advantage of the further increased sales in games and its superb affordability and comfortability, it will be interesting to see how this new contender will progress to compete with other market leaders.
Huawei and Samsung began a war in the new mobile phone era
Every few years we see an evolution in mobile phones, from the applications of touch screens to infinity screens. This year we are going to see a foldable screen phone.
Earlier this year, Huawei and Samsung introduced their newly developed phones with foldable screens. When the rest of the competition was still introducing more bezel-less screens, these two industry super forces already took their steps ahead and entered the new mobile device era.
The future of foldable screens seems quite promising, where the forms of monitor, tablet and laptops can all be altered and innovated with this technology. Although mass production is not yet achievable, we can expect to see multiple new inventions based on a foldable screen shortly.
Multiple companies started their global 5G infrastructure development
Another crucial development in the mobile device field is the 5G network. It is the next generation standard for wireless communication, which offers vastly increased capacity, faster speed, and lower latency.
Again, Huawei took strong actions regardless of the obstruction from the U.S. They sent out 5G network special teams to their partnered countries, started building up the infrastructure and preparing for launching the network later this year. Though LTE remains the most significant part of the global wireless network, 5G is ready to take over the market like what 4G did just a decade ago.
Duelling AI could become the future
AI is approaching our lives much faster than we expected. Alpha Go has been defeating humans in Chinese Chess and showed its learning ability is beyond our imagination. One seems to be powerful already, but what about two AI competing with each other? That can potentially boost the learning progress to an entirely new level.
Duelling AI can be firstly aimed at creating an ultra-realist image and sound that previous computers can never achieve and ‘sense’ whether it is true. The identification of images can help prevent digital fakery. Projects and firms such as Google Brain, DeepMind and Nvidia are critical players in pushing duelling AI to perform in other matters.
Artificial Intelligence has been playing a vital role in science since the last decade, and it has always been one of the hottest topics both positively and negatively. Keep an eye on this subject, and I am sure we will be seeing more surprises regarding AI.
Many more to expect
In addition to those 5 big releases and discoveries in the science and the technology fields happened in the first quarter of 2019, other huge developments also deserve more attention, such as the Boston Dynamic’s first running robot and the 3D metal printer.
There are infinite ideas and possibilities for constructing humans’ future. We should be excited to see how these inventions can progress further and positively impact our future.
CDN Security: Protecting Your Content and Users
Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated and can cause companies severe disruption and financial loss. On average, IT outages cost companies $5,600 per minute. That’s why providing layered cloud protection is essential to improve organizations’ security. The CDN service guarantees such protection, so today, we will delve into what it is and what advantages it provides to users and organizations.
What is CDN security?
The main task of a CDN is to speed up page loading and improve website performance. Along with that, CDN also helps improve security. CDNs are content delivery networks comprising geographically distributed servers connected and optimized through private global networks. This allows the CDN to avoid overloading ISPs and public networks.
The technology is based on caching, where copies of the content are stored on different data processing servers and local caching servers worldwide. Content is served from edge servers closer to users than from the origin server. This is how technology ensures fast, reliable, and secure content delivery. Almost every popular service you use currently uses such solutions: from Netflix and YouTube to online game providers, large e-commerce companies, and government and public institutions.
How does a CDN improve the security of a website and its users?
A content delivery network uses reverse proxy technology to place its servers in front of websites at the network’s edge. This allows CDNs to prevent threats such as DDoS attacks before they even reach a website. In addition, a CDN can balance the load by efficiently distributing traffic between servers, which helps avoid congestion. It also sits at the network’s edge, filtering threats before they reach a website.
How to choose reliable CDN protection?
It’s worth using an integrated, intelligent CDN security solution, and this is precisely what GCore offers its customers. In addition, it is important to pay attention to the following points:
- The service must include advanced threat detection capabilities, such as sophisticated bot attacks, malware, and layer 7 DDoS attacks.
- A CDN must provide encryption to protect against network failures and other threats.
- Evaluate your network size and security infrastructure to select the optimal service package.
- Give preference to solutions compatible with the SSL certificates used.
Integrated, intelligent CDN security solutions with analytics and reporting are among the services the GCore team offers. Take care of your online security with GCore before cyber threats become a real problem rather than a potential one.
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